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Don’t We Deserve Less Rain Delays After a Brutal Winter?

Here’s hoping this spring has less rain delays than the start of last year’s MLB season. Ah, springtime. Could it be finally here? Is it foolish for baseball fans to hope that after months of dreary winter,...

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Bryche Harper in Philly? A $330m Misfit.

The Phillies just spent a record amount of money on a guy who fits into their city like (excuse my French) the proverbial turd in a punch bowl. Granted, this turd is a big muscly turd, with magnificent hair and the...

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NPR Needs a Better Host. Me.

NPR needs to hire a host that’s in touch with reality and not afraid to say what’s on his mind, even if it goes against the grain of the rest of the network. In other words, they should hire me. Really. You...

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When an Opposing Pitcher Hits a Grand Slam, it’s Time to Sacrifice the Bat Boy

Sometimes humiliation can lead to healing. Sometimes teams lose. Sometimes teams get absolutely creamed. Humiliated. Blown out of the water so bad, they¬†question their place in sports. That’s what happened to the...

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When the Game isn’t Postponed or Boring: A Baseball Carol

Spring 2018: It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. You may think the above line is a mistake, but it’s not. It’s actually a sophisticated play on words, a reference to one of...

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